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Re-examine deadline for Polavaram: Andhra government to Project Authority

Andhra government said Polavaram project execution has slowed down due to delay in giving investment clearance to RCE and release of funds by Centre.  

11 Nov 2021

Plan to ensure thermal units get enough coal 

Keeping the recent experience of coal shortage in mind, the State power utilities have started planning to finalise coal linkages to thermal units for the next two years. 

28 Oct 2021

Andhra Pradesh may transfer 15 components of Srisailam, NSP to KRMB, one project to GRMB today

According to the plan approved, the transition phase will not exceed three months from October 14.

14 Oct 2021

Polavaram Project rejects bills worth Rs 1,086 crore

Officials said Polavaram authorities rejected the bills because of component-wise restrictions and other reasons such as quantities/components not covered in the previous detailed project report.

11 Oct 2021

PIP deadline fast approaching, RCE still pending with Centre

State officials say there has been ‘no movement’ in investment clearance proposal; Jal Shakti Min yet to give clearance and send to Union Cabinet for approval

07 Oct 2021

No clarity on KRMB, GRMB notifications

With two weeks left, how boards will implement clauses seems to be the ‘million-dollar question’

30 Sep 2021

6,351 PDFs shifted till Sept 14: Polavaram Irrigation Project

26 of 75 resettlement and rehabilitation colonies proposed in first phase completed

25 Sep 2021

Telangana can’t use water for hydel power without our consent, says Andhra Pradesh

Utilisation of Krishna water for generation of hydel power at common reservoirs has remained a bone of contention between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana ever since bifurcation of the State in 2014.

24 Sep 2021

‘AP has right to divert water outside basin’

KWDT-I order permits states to transfer Krishna water outside basin, but within permitted allocations: Officials 

03 Sep 2021

Andhra govt targets completion of phase-I Polavaram R&R by Oct-end

Entire process linked to completion of pending colonies and release of bills by govt; authorities expect to complete rehabilitation of 75% PDFs by September 

22 Aug 2021

AP seeks 70:30 ratio in Krishna water sharing

Arrangement should be followed until proceedings of Krishna Water Dispute Tribunal -II conclude, KRMB urged 

21 Aug 2021

Works at RLIS more than required for DPR, finds KRMB

The National Green Tribunal will examine the report submitted by the KRMB on Monday.

15 Aug 2021

Andhra's power distributors reduce cost-revenue gap

The national average also saw an improvement with the AT and C losses coming down to 21.83 per cent from 23.7 per cent in the same period. 

14 Aug 2021

Andhra Pradesh wants limited role for KRMB, GRMB

River boards should intervene only in controversial issues and leave remaining to states to deal with, officials say 

04 Aug 2021

Krishna River Management Board writes to Andhra for response on Telangana's 'claims'

AP water resources officials are yet to take a call on if Telangana’s letter warrants a reply at all.

30 Jul 2021